Rafael Vaganian

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Rafael Vaganian Biography

Rafael Vaganian is a famous Chess Player, who was born on October 15, 1951 in Armenia. Rafael Vaganian (Armenian: Ռաֆայել Արտյոմի Վահանյան, Rrafayel Artyomi Vahanyan , Russian: Рафаэль Артёмович Ваганян, Rafael Artemovich Vaganyan ) is an Armenian chess grandmaster known for his sharp tactical style of play. Vaganian was born on 15 October 1951 in Yerevan. According to Astrologers, Rafael Vaganian’s zodiac sign is Capricorn.

He was a world championship Candidate twice, losing out to Andrei Sokolov in 1986 and to Lajos Portisch in 1988. It is estimated that he has won in excess of thirty tournaments in all, and as recently as 2004, tied for first place in the Moscow’s Aeroflot Open with Sergei Rublevsky and Valerij Filippov. In January 2005, his Elo rating briefly reached a 21st-century high at 2670, putting him back into the world’s top 50, despite being in his mid-fifties.

A cheerful and popular character on the grandmaster circuit, his tournament record is outstanding and includes further victories at Kragujevac 1974, São Paulo 1977, Kirovakan 1978, Las Palmas 1979, Manila 1981, Hastings 1982/83, Biel 1985 (the Interzonal), Leningrad 1987, Toronto 1990 and Ter Apel 1992. At Moscow 1982 and Tallinn 1983, he shared first place with Mikhail Tal and at Næstved 1985 with Walter Browne and Bent Larsen. He won twice the Reggio Emilia chess tournament, the 35th edition 1992/93 and the 37th edition 1994/95.

At Odessa in 1989, he won the 56th Soviet Championship on his 38th birthday. In previous attempts he had shared third place in Leningrad 1974 and Moscow 1983, whilst finishing second at his hometown in 1975.

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Rafael Vaganian Net Worth

Rafael is one of the richest Chess Player & listed on most popular Chess Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Rafael Vaganian net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

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He achieved International Grandmaster status in 1971, at the unusually young age of 19, following an excellent result at the Vrnjacka Banja tournament the same year, where he took first place ahead of Leonid Stein and Ljubomir Ljubojević. This was also the year that he finished fourth at the World Junior Chess Championship, the winner being the Swiss player, Werner Hug. In the wake of this disappointing outcome, he was so upset with himself that he challenged Hug to a blitz match in an attempt to salvage some pride. The players blitzed for only a few minutes and Vaganian emerged as the winner by a 10–0 scoreline.

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Over the years, he has also won many medals in team competition, representing the Soviet Union and then Armenia in the Olympiads and European Team Chess Championships. In 1974, he was board one for the USSR team at the World Student Team Championship at Teesside, scoring 10/11 and taking the board one prize. Most recently, he took team bronze and individual gold for best performance on board 3 at the 2004 Calvia Olympiad.

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Facts & Trivia

Rafael Ranked on the list of most popular Chess Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Armenia. Rafael Vaganian celebrates birthday on October 15 of every year.

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